Fishing Around the Bruny D'Entrecasteaux Region

​​​​​Where to fish

Popular fishing spots

Dru Point, Margate Wharf, Kettering, Woodbridge, Roberts Point, Dennes Point, Adventure Bay, Cloudy Bay Lagoon, Gordon ​Jetty, Trial Bay, Huon Estuary and Southport.

What will I catch from shore?

  • Sand flathead, Australian salmon, calamari, barracouta, mullet, cod and wrasse.​

​Local fishing facts

  • From a boat you can also catch barracouta, gurnard, Atlantic salmon, morwong and school and gummy shark (outside the Shark Refuge Area).
  • The D’Entrecasteaux Channel is a Shark Refuge Area.  No taking of sharks, skates or rays other than elephantfish.
  • Tinderbox and Ninepin Point Marine Reserves – no fishing is allowed, but you can enjoy diving and snorkeling to observe the unique underwater habitat including weedy seadragons.
  • Limits apply to the taking of shellfish.  Follow any public health alerts relating to eating wild shellfish.

Download the Fishing Hot Spot Information Map

Download this regional fishing information map and guide Fishing around the Bruny D'Entrecasteaux Region as a colour PDF which can be easily printed.  Includes where to fish, which fish can be caught, bait and gear information, local fishing facts and sea fishing rules information.



Recreational Fishing Enquiries
Recreational Fisheries Section
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647

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